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China says it will increase its military presence in Africa

For decades, China's presence in Africa has largely focused on economic, commercial and peacekeeping activities. Now, Beijing is building on that by establishing greater military links...

“It started as hype”: Chinese spreads fast in Africa as language of success

Soon after being named Entrepreneur of the Year in Zimbabwe’s equivalent of “Dragon’s Den”, Daniel Mugandiri was faced with the challenge of turning his business idea...

Donkeys stolen, skinned in Africa to feed Chinese demand

Dawn was just beginning to break when Joseph Kamonjo Kariuki woke to find his donkeys missing. The villager searched the bush frantically for the...

How China is Transforming Africa Into ‘New Factory of the World’

China's decade-long assistance to Africa has borne tangible results with thousands of kilometers of new railroads and dozens of ports, airports and power stations...

There is growing momentum to adopt China’s yuan as a reserve currency in Africa

African central bank leaders are currently discussing whether to hold the yuan as part of their foreign reserves, highlighting the Chinese money’s rise as...